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‘Comedy On Crack’

Fast-paced farce promises to leave APT audiences breathless BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “That’s what it’s all about — doors and sardines. Getting on, getting off. Getting the sardines on. Getting the

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Puffed-Up, Hyper-Pious Hypocrite

Moliere’s ‘Tartuffe’ sounds strangely relevant LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com When French playwright Molière wrote his comedy “Tartuffe” in 1664, it was promptly censored by the ruler of France, King Louis

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One Crime, Lots of Heart

ACO director says play is sad, funny, authentic LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart” was an almost immediate smash when it debuted in 1979 at the

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Farce Takes Flight

University Theatre laughs, learns with ‘Boeing Boeing’ BECCA MARTIN-BROWN NWA Democrat-Gazette What constitutes a farce? According to Encyclopedia Brittanica, a farce is “a comic dramatic piece that uses highly improbable

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‘Game Of Groans’

Gridiron finds humor in everything, even football BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Every actor worries about the reception he’ll get from his audience. But not every actor is portraying a living person

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Message In The Music

‘Side Man’ brings family issues to forefront BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com The New York Times calls it “a gentle reminder of bygone days, when a new play by Tennessee Williams or

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REVIEW: Blue Man Group receive key to city, leave Fayetteville ‘Speechless’

BMG receive key to city, leave Fayetteville ‘Speechless’ JOCELYN MURPHY NWA Democrat-Gazette International entertainment phenomenon the Blue Man Group officially premiered their new show “Speechless” at the Walton Arts Center

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ACO Expands Season

New director says expect ‘a lot of unusual things’ LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Bryan Gott, the new executive director of the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale, says fans

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A Night In Damascus

‘10,000 Balconies’ a powerful journey of love and loss BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Wrapped up inside the TheatreSquared workshop production of “10,000 Balconies” were all the griefs of war, displacement, death,

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Shakespeare And Syria

New play uses old story to examine life in Damascus LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com When the workshop production of “10,000 Balconies” — a play conceived, created and directed by Kholoud